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Facilitating Change That Sticks, June 10-12, 2014

FACILITATING CHANGE THAT STICKS:  Becoming an Effective Educational Change Agent June 10-12, 2014 At Olin College in collaboration with Big Beacon Attempts to effect change in engineering education often sputter out after a few years.  Why? Although faculty members and administrators are good…

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Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Carol Dweck makes a useful distinction between "fixed" and "growth" mindsets.  Those with a fixed mindset believe that traits such as intelligence, leadership, or even engineeringness are fixed.  Those with a growth mindset believe that they can grow and develop…

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Language and the Pursuit of Happiness

In the Chalmer Brothers book, Language and the Pursuit of Happiness the indirect relationship between how human beings communicate is approached in a bold way. Chapter 7 on coaching in particular draws on the insights expressed in this book Read this text as…

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